Nov 27, 2021  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

2015-2016 Graduate Catalog


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The University of Houston Graduate Catalog  intends to reflect current academic policies, procedures, degree offerings, course descriptions, and other information pertinent to graduate study at the University of Houston.

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General Information  



Academic Honesty  | Application for Candidacy  | Auditing Courses  | Classification  | Curricular Practical Training (CPT)  | Dropping Courses  | Examinations  | Financial Responsibilities  | Grading Policies  | Graduation and Graduation Application  | Grievance Policy  | Leaves of Absence  | Low Grade Policy  | Optional Practical Training  | Plagiarism (Definition of)  | Preparation of Thesis or Dissertation  | Religious Holy Days  | Student Records  | Summary of University Regulations and Requirements  | Withdrawal  

General Admission Policy  

Competitive Fellowship Factors  | Certification of International Degrees as Bachelor Equivalent  

Planning the Graduate Program  

Academic Modifications for Students with Disabilities  | Ad Hoc Interdisciplinary Degree Option  | Applicable Graduate Credit  | Application for Candidacy  | Changes of Major, Degree, and Classification  | Continuous Enrollment  | Continuous Registration and Credit for Dissertation  | Course Load Policy  | Credit for Thesis  | Dual-Degrees, Double Majors, and Minors in Graduate and Professional Programs  | Foreign Language Requirement  | Residency Requirement  | Study Beyond a Master’s Degree  | Termination of Enrollment in a Graduate Program  | Time Limitations on Completion of Degree Requirements  | Transferred Courses  | 99-Hour Doctoral Cap  


The Graduate School  | Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design  | C.T. Bauer College of Business  | College of Education  | Cullen College of Engineering  | Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management  | UH Law Center  | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  | College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  | College of Optometry  | College of Pharmacy  | Graduate College of Social Work  | College of Technology  

Programs & Degrees  

Major Fields of Study by College & Department  | Major and Minor Fields of Study Listed Alphabetically  


Graduate Student Assistantships  

Qualifications for Appointment  | Teaching Fellow  | Teaching Assistant  | Instructional Assistant  | Research Assistant  | Graduate Assistant  | Graduate Assistant Non-Exempt  | Appointment Procedures  | Student Contact  | Mandatory Employment Discrimination Training  | Duration of Appointment  | Stipends  | Conditions of Service  | Insurance Coverage for Graduate Student Assistants  | Reappointment of Graduate Student Assistantships  


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